The Reverend Charles J. Charles, 85, of Wyomissing passed away on Saturday, July 23, 2022 in the Highlands of Wyomissing. Born in Sunbury, PA, he was the son of the late Sarah M. (Keichline) and John E. Charles. Pastor Charles was the loving husband of Elizabeth (Eser) Charles, this September they would have shared 59 years of marriage. He received post-secondary degrees from both Gettysburg College and Gettysburg Seminary and began his career establishing a mission congregation in Moundsville, West Virginia. In Reading he was Pastor of Christ Lutheran, Glenside, later served as Director of GRAIL (Great Reading Area Involved Lutherans), and Pastor of Allegheny Lutheran Church, Mohnton.
In addition to his wife, Elizabeth, Pastor Charles is survived by his children, Deborah Davis (Michael) of Pittsburgh, PA and David Charles (Meg) of Stevens, PA. Also, his grandsons, Alexander Charles (Justine), Ethan Charles, Noah Davis (Holly), Nathaniel Davis (Madison), and Isaiah Davis and brother Edwin K. Charles (Mary Ann) of Mechanicsburg.
A Memorial Service will be held in September at Allegheny Lutheran Church, Mohnton. Bean Funeral Homes, Shillington is in charge of arrangements and online condolences may be made at www.beanfuneralhomes.com.